NEW YORK STATE -- Several local school districts got high marks in a new report.
The Buffalo based journal, Business First, ranked all 429 districts in upstate New York. Researchers looked at four years of standardized test scores, including statewide exams for third graders in English and math, along with all the regents exams for high school students.
Among districts statewide, Bethlehem ranked ninth overall, Niskyauna was rated 11th and Saratoga was rated 25th.
Other Capital Region schools in the top 25 included North Colonie, Voorheesville and Guilderland.
The districts received ratings of five stars for math, science and social studies for ranking in the top 10 percent over the past four years.
Pittsford schools, near Rochester, ranked number one.